If you're in a band or planning on starting one, here's your chance to get some extra, much-needed money for all of your expenses (recording, gear, touring, etc.). Plan Your Band! business plan/investor proposal will help you get the money you need to survive as an independent band in today's competitive indie music industry.
"After spending countless hours searching the internet for a business plan model, I was overjoyed to find Peter Spellman's Plan Your Band! eBook. It has been an invaluable resource for us in helping us negotiate our first distribution deal with a major. I recommend this resource to any band that hasn't employed the use of a business plan. Once having a solid business plan you will find that you have much more definition to your goals, aspirations and relationships in your business. Plan Your Band is a MUST HAVE resource."
--Joel C Thompson (Australia)
Are you starting a band?
Are you managing a band?
Are you serious about making it work?
Do you need some money for recording, touring, building a fanbase, building an online store/website and more?
Then put a plan into your passion. PLAN YOUR BAND! e-book/e-template by Peter Spellman, designed specifically for rock/pop/metal bands, is both a Sample Band Business plan and an Investor Agreement all in one. It lays out all the key pieces of how to achieve band success today.
Simply customize the template, hand it to your potential investors (parents, relatives, local banks, PR firms, etc.) and wait for the investment dollars to come rolling in.
The cool part? All of this for under $20 US Dollars!
Here is the Plan's Outline:
1.0: Executive Summary
* 1.1 Strategic Goals & Focus
* 1.2 Keys to Success
* 1.3 Imaging Statement
* 1.4 Project History
2.0: Management Aspects
* 2.1 Company ownership
* 2.2 Organizational structure
* 2.3 Band Partnership Agreement
* 2.4 Management team
* 2.5 Strategic partners
3.0: Music Industry Analysis
* 3.1 General Industry
* 3.2 Live Music Industry
4.0: Music Market Analysis
* 4.1 General Music Market Trends
* 4.2 Niche Music Market Trends
* 4.3 Target Customers
5.0: Competition Profiles
* 5.1 Points of Difference
* 5.2 Positioning
6.0: Marketing Strategy & Tactics
* 6.1 Marketing Strategy
* 6.2 Marketing Mix
7.0: Operations & Facilities
* 7.1 Office Location
* 7.2 Administration & Production
* 7.3 Inventory
* 7.4 Suppliers
* 8.1 Plans for Growth
* 8.2 Opportunities and Threats
9.0: Financial Data and Projections
* 9.1 Financial Assumptions
* 9.2 Key Metrics: Trackable Business Objectives
* 9.3 Three-Year Cash Flow Statement/Projections
* 9.4 Selling, General & Administrative Expenses
Appendix A: Sample Investor Agreement - Long Term
"Having a solid business plan is key and Peter Spellman delivers with his new eGuide, Plan Your Band! The information provided is extremely valuable. It's a must read for any serious musician looking to get ahead in the music business."
--Madalyn Sklar, GoGirlsMusic.com & IndieMusicCoach